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Student Services sponsors Financial Literacy Week

Posted on April 16, 2015 by

The Office of Student Services invited the student body to observe Financial Literacy Week on the Erskine College campus, with several lunch and learn opportunities scheduled April 13-17. Monday’s session on budgeting was led by Vice President for Finance and Operations Greg Haselden, using a participatory exercise in which students used play money to learn […]

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Erskine welcomes Mackay Smith ’06 as chapel speaker

Posted on April 16, 2015 by

Mackay Smith is probably the only Student Government Association president in the history of Erskine College whose campaign for office was conducted from overseas. He made a video in lieu of returning to campus to deliver a campaign speech, and he was still studying in Scotland when his win was announced. The 2006 graduate returned […]

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Reception for senior art majors set for April 18

Posted on April 15, 2015 by

Senior art majors Whitney Adkins of Stuarts Draft, Va., Patrick Crump of Rock Hill, Ryan Porter of Anderson, and Rachel Talbot of Rock Hill will display their work in the Bowie Arts Center beginning Saturday, April 18, with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Convocation credit will be offered for attendance at the […]

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Alumni Weekend 2015 set for April 24-25

Posted on April 7, 2015 by

Alumni Weekend 2015 at Erskine College will include a campus performance by Sinfonia and Jazz Band and several class gatherings Friday, April 24, as well as a slate of activities Saturday, April 25, beginning with the 23rd Annual Red Eye Run. Register for Alumni Day here. Saturday’s scheduled events begin at 8 a.m. with the […]

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Erskine students attend Alpha Chi Convention in Chicago

Posted on March 31, 2015 by

Six Erskine College students, accompanied by Professor of Music Dr. J. Brooks Kuykendall, traveled to Chicago for the Alpha Chi National Convention March 19-21. Seniors Derrick Brown of Anderson, Kate Macsay of Greenville, and Rachel Talbot of Rock Hill, along with juniors Christina Holbrooks of Mooresville, N.C., Jennifer Jennings of Greenwood, and Kate Keukelaar of […]

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Women students honored by AAUW

Posted on March 26, 2015 by

The privilege of education was the topic Tuesday evening when the Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recognized 34 outstanding young women from Erskine College and Abbeville County high schools March 24 at the 56th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room of Watkins Student Center on the […]

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Greenwood educator speaks at Women’s Leadership Gathering

Posted on March 26, 2015 by

The third Women’s Leadership Gathering celebrating Women’s History Month at Erskine was led March 24 by Greenwood District 50 Director for Secondary Education Dr. Beth Larkin Taylor ’78. She told students, “I came from poverty and I came from divorce.” Coming from that background “gave me the grit and tenacity to go after what I […]

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CMC ‘Holotour’ presents free concert Thursday evening

Posted on March 24, 2015 by

The Contemporary Music Center’s “Holotour” stops by Erskine College Thursday, March 26, to offer a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in Lesesne Auditorium. Located in Nashville, Tenn.,  the Contemporary Music Center (CMC) provides an off-campus study program for more than 100 Council of Christian Colleges and Universities member schools, including Erskine College. One of  CCCU’s […]

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Student organizations offer “Paint-a-Pollock” on the Mall

Posted on March 19, 2015 by

The Philos joined with the Erskine Entertainment Board to sponsor a Jackson Pollock-style “drip art” session on the Erskine Mall Tuesday afternoon, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and the approach of spring in colorful style. “Paint-a-Pollock” was hosted by the Visual Art Society of Erskine (VASE). Each student who participated received a free t-shirt to decorate. […]

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